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Anatol Locker

Anatol Locker is a pioneer of computer and gaming journalism in Germany. Since 1986 he has edited, developed and written for dozens of print and online magazines (i.e. ZDF / heute.de, Wiener, TV Movie, Stern, Bunte, Playboy, Europe Online, Swisscom...). 1994 he developed a computer magazine for kids (Bravo Screenfun), which he led for 9 years. In 2014 he co-founded All3DP with Mathias Plica and Stefan Schwarz-Ulrich.
As Chief Content Officer he’s the guy to talk to if you want to write for All3DP.com.

By Anatol Locker

Feb 16, 2017
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A Story About Fun, Invention and Courage
Free Children’s Book: “Peter and His Magical 3D Printer”

If you want to learn 3D printing, you can’t start early enough. Now here’s a children’s book about a boy and his magical 3D printer. For some days, you can even download it for free.

Feb 14, 2017
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Major Lazer
Thanks To New Laser Module, FABtotum 3D Printer Now Can Make PCBs

Fabtotum releases a laser tool head for its multifunctional "Personal Fabricator". With this tool head, you can engrave materials such cardboard, wood or balsa. Also, you can do you own PCBs.

Feb 10, 2017
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In Space, Nobody Can Hear You Print
Astronauts 3D Printed First Medical Supplies on the ISS

3D printing is becoming an increasingly important tool for space travel. Now, the first medical supplies were 3D printed in space.

Feb 8, 2017
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3D Print Your Raspberry Pi Zero Case
20 Cool Raspberry Pi Zero Cases to 3D Print

The Raspberry Pi Zero is just a naked circuit board until you put it in a case. Here are the best Raspberry Pi Zero cases to 3D print

Feb 6, 2017
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Save Weight, Save Money
Boeing’s Space Taxi Will Use More than 600 3D Printed Parts

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner space crew capsules will use more than 600 3D-printed parts. Some of them are even made of plastic.

Feb 3, 2017
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Mounties for Your Raspberry
The Best Free Raspberry Pi Camera Cases to 3D Print

Feb 2, 2017
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"I'll be watching over you."
Working Overwatch Mercy’s Staff Has Motorized Adjustable Winglets

There are so many great 3D printable designs for Overwatch enthusiasts. This one takes it a bit further by making Mercy’s Staff actually functional.

Feb 1, 2017
Featured image of Video Game Earthfall Lets You Use 3D Printers To Fabricate Weapons
Out of Ammo? Print it.
Video Game Earthfall Lets You Use 3D Printers To Fabricate Weapons

Action-packed videogame "Earthfall" has an interesting new strategic game element: You’ll have to 3D print your equipment and search for blueprints.

Jan 30, 2017
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Peak Print
BP Studies the Impact of 3D Printing on the Oil Industry

Oil giant BP is studying the impact of 3D printing on their businesses. With its potential of disrupting logistics, it could become a serious threat to the companies.

Jan 26, 2017
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Can’t Touch This
Nine out of Ten Teachers Restrict Access to 3D Printers

With 3D printers becoming more affordable, they also can be found at schools. So everything’s A-ok? Not quite. According to a recent study, nine out of ten teachers restrict the access to 3D printers.

Jan 24, 2017
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Hold it in your hands
3D Print a Totally Awesome Nintendo Switch Replica

Swiss Maker Robotobi came up with a perfect replica of the new Nintendo Switch console. If you want to get hold of a console model before the official launch, this is one to make.

Jan 20, 2017
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Comment Jerry Ropelato, Whiteclouds CEO
How B2B Has Quietly Established Itself as 3D Printing’s Core Audience

Consumer stories get all the headlines, but B2B is driving 3D printing - that's the opinion of Whitecloud's CEO and Founder Jerry Ropelato.

Jan 13, 2017
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Mull of Kintyre, Anyone?
3D Printed Robot “Ardu McDuino” Plays The Bagpipe Chanter

Meet "Ardu McDuino", an Arduino-powered, 3D printed bagpipe chanter robot. We’ve seen our share of great 3D printed instruments... but this one’s just unbelievable.

Jan 6, 2017
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Under My Skin
Tiny 3D Printed Robots Deliver Drug Doses Underneath the Skin

Scientists from Columbia University have developed 3D printed hydrogel-based biobots that navigate through the body and directly deliver medication via external magnets.

Jan 5, 2017
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Want MOAR performance?
Aleph Objects Announces New Lulzbot Pro Extruder at CES 2017

Lulzbot announced the new pro "MOARstruder" tool head at CES 2017. With it, you can 3D print a lot faster without compromising too much on print quality.